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05/28/15Markel Corporation names Mike Clancy Chief Operating Officer, Claims
RICHMOND, Va., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Mike Clancy has been named Chief Operating Officer, Markel Claims, effective June 15. In Clancy's new position, he will be based in Richmond, Virginia and report to Nick Conca, Chief Claims Officer. Clancy will focus primarily on accelerating efforts to improve the customer experience and manage the relationship between claims and underwriting teams. To support these initiatives he will be lever... 
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05/18/15Markel announces Cathryn Curia's retirement
RICHMOND, Va., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Cathryn Curia, Managing Director, North American Property Reinsurance, is retiring effective August 1, 2015. "Cathryn's underwriting and leadership contributions have been invaluable to the growth and profitability of Markel Global Reinsurance," said Jed Rhoads, President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Markel Global Reinsurance. "She has had a truly remarkable career in the industry, and we ar... 
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05/06/15Markel Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
RICHMOND, Va., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $564.29 at March 31, 2015, up 4% from $543.96 at December 31, 2014. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $281.8 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 compared to $230.3 million for the first quarter of 2014. The combined ratio was 83% for the first quarter of 2015 compared to 95% for the first quarter of 2014. The improvement in the combined ratio for the firs... 
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04/30/15Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 7, 2015 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern Daylight Time) to discuss quarterly results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call or a replay of the call, which will be available from approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call until May 18, 2015, should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-74... 
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04/24/15Markel announces leadership changes to its Global Reinsurance division
RICHMOND, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Jed Rhoads, President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Markel Global Reinsurance, has assigned the following responsibilities to the divisional management team. Andrew Barnard, Managing Director, and Peta White, Managing Director, will co-head Global Reinsurance operations in Markel's Hamilton, Bermuda office. Barnard leads the international property and retro business, and White leads the Nor... 
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04/01/15Markel Promotes Matt Parker to President of Markel Specialty
RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Matt Parker will be succeeding Greg Thompson as President of Markel Specialty effective April 1, 2015. Parker, who most recently served as Managing Executive, Markel FirstComp, joined Markel in 2010 when Markel acquired FirstComp. Parker will continue to be based in Markel's Cranston, Rhode Island, office and will report directly to F. Michael Crowley, President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Mark... 
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02/24/15Michael Schewel Joins Markel's Board of Directors
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today the election of Michael J. Schewel to its board of directors. Mr. Schewel is a partner with McGuireWoods LLP, an international law firm with over 900 lawyers in 20 offices. He began his legal career with McGuireWoods in 1979, and his practice focuses principally on corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, as well as the development and financing of energy projects. His association with McGuireWoods ... 
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02/11/15Markel Reports 2014 Financial Results
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $543.96 at December 31, 2014, up 14% from $477.16 at December 31, 2013. Over the five-year period ended December 31, 2014, compound annual growth in book value per common share outstanding was 14%. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $935.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2014 compared to $459.5 million in 2013. The combined ratio was 95% in 2014 compared t... 
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02/05/15Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE- MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 12, 2015 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern Standard Time) to discuss quarterly and year-end results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call or a replay of the call, which will be available from approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call until 9 am Friday, February 20, 2015, should contact Markel's Investo... 
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